Libya’s Sibeeb are Steeped in Tradition

October 20th, 2017|Categories: Art & Culture, Features|Tags: , , , , |

Libya is a country divided but despite fractions, Libyans are deeply loyal to their immediate communities - homes. It is through this devotion that traditions carry on including one particular passion – Friday afternoon horse racing. “Horseback riding is in our blood, our children and the whole family love it,” explained rider, Ali al-Hadi. A [...]

Irish Horse Bling Flung Far Far Away

March 16th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

In the summer of 2016, a man with a metal detector discovered a particularly well-preserved object in a field in Norway. The 1200-year-old bronze ornament, a fitting from a horse harness, was most certainly of Celtic origins. Which begs the question how did an Irish do-dad end up in a faraway field in Norway? Researchers surmise [...]

One Little, Two Little, Three Little Saddle Pads

September 7th, 2016|Categories: Features, Opinion|Tags: |

Written by Contributing Writer, Karen McPeak and Illustrated by WARHorse "Cover Girl", Kathy Duke. I’m getting ready to move to a new barn. In preparation, I’m sorting and inventorying the accumulated paraphernalia that comes with being a horse owner. I’m going from a spacious tack closet back to my rolling trunk so I need to figure [...]